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Marketing & Business Development Manager, E&I

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Multiple Locations (see Description), United States, Other (hybrid)
17 days ago


Marketing & Business Development Manager, E&I
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Location: NY, HN, SF, or DC

Are you a creative, high-energy marketer who thrives in professional services environments? Do you love working with smart, dynamic, collaborative teams? Are you interested in the Energy Transition and new energy technologies that support our client’s net zero goals? This may be the opportunity for you!

Orrick has an exciting opening for an experienced Marketing & Business Development Manager who is ready to be challenged and build a career within an AmLaw Top 100 law firm. This position can sit in our New York, Houston, San Francisco or Washington D.C. office.

What Will You Do?   As a Marketing and Business Development Manager, you will be a member of the team that provides support to the firm’s global Energy and Infrastructure (E&I) practice in their business development initiatives and activities. Your primary role will be to contribute to the development, execution and ongoing review of strategic plans and programs, cross-selling initiatives and key client activities to support the E&I practice, as well as Orrick's firmwide business goals and strategies.

In this role you will also provide proactive support for Energy & Infrastructure presentations, pitches and RFPs and assist in preparing lawyer teams for meetings/opportunities. You will be responsible for high-quality content management, drafting targeted and customized content, helping to define client meeting scripts, market and company research and project management as well as drafting compelling internal and external communications. While providing support for all of the partners in the E&I group and working collaboratively with the Senior E&I Marketing Managers, you will have a particular and dedicated focus on supporting the firm’s Energy Transition and EnergyTech initiatives working under the guidance of the Global Marketing Director and lead partners. In this capacity, you will proactively look for opportunities to raise the profile of the firm in those areas internally and externally, develop strategic, multi-pronged marketing campaigns and support internal and client meetings, develop and maintain collateral and draft compelling directory submissions as well as ensure complete league table submissions.

Your Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Practice group business development projects
  • Client development initiatives or projects
  • Market research and competitive intelligence for prospective and current clients
  • Market positioning programs, including advertising, events and sponsorships
  • Award and directory submissions
  • Pitches, proposals and responses to RFPs, ensuring pitch and proposals books are current, tailored and compelling
  • Fact sheets, brochures and other collateral materials
  • Oversee experience database is current
  • Direct social networking channels postings
  • Ensure lawyer biographies are up to date
  • Proactively explore ways to enhance the visibility of the attorneys and the firm in local, regional, global and industry platforms, including speaking engagements, writing opportunities and other brand-building initiatives.

You will collaborate with the various functional units within the Business Development Department, including the Events, Pitch and Proposal, Creative Services, Operations, Communications, and Client Relationship teams, as well as with other departments and programs within the firm including the Knowledge Management team, Community Responsibility Program and the Diversity Program.

You will work under the direction of the Global Marketing Director/E&I Sector and will contribute to management of activities, providing guidance and mentoring other members of the team who support the practice.

Your Qualifications:

  • BA or equivalent international degree; or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years marketing or business development management experience
  • Law firm and Energy and Projects business development experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication and writing skills. Applicants should expect to submit a writing sample
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong project management skills, laser-like attention to detail and a focus on efficiency
  • Ability to balance competing needs and continually prioritize (and re-prioritize) tasks at a moment’s notice
  • Thinks creatively, is flexible in a fast paced environment and has enthusiasm to perform the job at a high level
  • Builds rapport well and is a good listener; can collaborate comfortably with partners and team members both inside and outside of the firm
  • Highly productive in dynamic, high-pressure situations while maintaining quality control and calm demeanor
  • Strong client service approach and team orientation
  • Positive attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, team first approach, intellectual curiosity and constructive problem solving skills are paramount
  • Strong technical knowledge, computer skills and experience with (or the ability to become proficient in) the use of marketing systems and tools including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint and Excel), Interaction (CRM Software), Foundation deal database, Orrick’s relevant firm and marketing systems

Who is Orrick? Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today has offices in 25+ markets worldwide. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice through our diverse teams and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.  Financial Times selected Orrick as the Most Digital Firm of 2020, and in the past five years, the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year three times and runner-up twice. For the seventh year in a row, Fortune named Orrick to its 2022 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.  Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company*.

Orrick's global energy and infrastructure team provides a comprehensive platform for a sector undergoing tremendous change and facing heightened global attention. Our 150+ E&I transactional, litigation and regulatory lawyers advise on revolutionary projects in energy transition and energy technology and guide clients in the development of some of the most important infrastructure modernization projects that propel communities across the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Long a leading firm in the renewables sector with a deep international bench, we advise investors, developers and sponsors on all aspects of alternative energy projects and help drive innovations in battery storage, carbon capture and hydrogen fuel cell technology. Considered one of the founding firms behind the U.S. public-private partnership (P3) structure in the U.S., having advised on the first P3 project in 2003, we continue to be instrumental in progressing the P3 sector advising on some of the most high-profile and complex matters to date. Orrick’s market leading Energy & Infrastructure practice has been named Project Finance Group of the Year eight times by Law 360 and ranked Band 1 for Nationwide Projects: PPP, Renewable Energy and Power & Renewables by Chambers USA. Our team was recognized as Energy Legal Adviser of the Year by IJGlobal Awards 2021 and Outstanding Legal Adviser by inspiratia’s Energy & Sustainability Awards 2021 to name a few.

Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, from wellness and mindfulness programs to social impact opportunities, professional staff affinity group communities and generous paid time off.

Orrick is committed to providing a comprehensive, thoughtful total compensation package to our attorneys and staff, wherever they work.

The amount of pay offered will be determined by a number of factors, including but not limited to qualifications, relevant experience, primary work location, market data, and internal equity. Other compensation may include an annual discretionary merit bonus, which would be determined by Firm and individual performance. 

We offer a full range of elective health benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurances; robust mental well-being benefits; child, family, elder, and pet care benefits; short- and long-term disability benefits; a health savings account (w/applicable medical plan), flexible spending accounts, long-term care insurance, and a 401K program. Eligible employees will receive compensated time off through either a Paid Time Off or Flexible Time Off program (depending on position), generous Parental leave benefits, and paid holidays.

Please use the following link to access information in compliance with wage transparency requirements in applicable locations: https://www.orrick.com/en/Careers/Notices/102MO

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.

How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/Careers.

No phone calls please.

What you need to know: Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of employment. Applicants who wish to apply for a medical, religious accommodation or any other accommodation required under applicable law can do so later in the process (accommodations are not guaranteed and are decided on a case-by-case basis).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67693697
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Multiple Locations (see Description), United States, Other
  • Company Name For Job: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Position Title: Marketing & Business Development Manager, E&I
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Experience Level: 4-5 Years

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